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Other Career Management Resources

The USC Career Center and Alumni Association are committed to assisting alumni with their lifelong career journey. This includes providing timely and worldwide access to career management resources available for you online 24/7. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of all career resources and services offered at USC, including your school-based career centers.

Recent Graduates From the Classes of 2023, 2022, or 2021

USC recent graduates with an academic degree from the class of 2023, 2022, and 2021 are eligible to receive complimentary career advising for the first three years after graduation.

To schedule an appointment, please create your Handshake account. Once your account is approved, email recruit@usc.edu to schedule your appointment.

Recent graduates may have up to four 50-minute appointments annually via telephone, Zoom, or in person in the Student Union on the University Park Campus.

  • Individualized services include:
    • Career advising
    • Resume, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and LinkedIn profile consulting
    • Networking and job search 
    • Mock interviewing
    • Job offer negotiation

Alumni from the classes of 2020 and prior

The USC Career Center and Alumni Association provide specially-priced phone and virtual career advising services for USC alumni worldwide.

Career advising is personal, and unique for each individual. The professional advisors listed below are experts in the field; however, the USC Career Center and Alumni Association do not represent the nature of the services they will provide you.

The following are discounted career advising options:

  • Introductory Career Advising (one 50-minute appointment) $99
  • Resume or LinkedIn Critique (one 50-minute appointment) $99
  • Career Advising (two 50-minute appointments) $259

You may schedule a 15-minute initial exploratory consultation with each of the advisors listed below and select the advisor that is right for you.

Linda Greenfield, M.S., M.B.A., Master Career Counselor, President of Essential Career Counseling (818) 512-7226

Jamie J. Johnson, MS, Certified Career Counselor (CCC), Nationally Certified Career Counselor (NCC) Owner, Paths2take Consulting(859) 537-3001

Karen Suarez, MA, Master Career Counselor, Certified Professional Resume Writer, Founder & Owner, KTS Career Coaching(323) 475-2314

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) is a recognized leader in developing professional standards. The following is a helpful link to educate yourself about working with a career advisor:

Why seek career help?

Please note the USC Career Center does not provide recent graduates or alumni psychological counseling, therapy, or other mental health services.

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Leverage your alumni career benefits today. Our alumni career resources are designed exclusively for you and can be accessed on-demand anywhere in the world. We offer robust resume reviews, career management tools,  online networking, and targeted research information. Our goal is to help you create a competitive job search strategy, make valuable connections, identify potential employers, and land your next opportunity.  View a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

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